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  1. Research and innovation for ageing well with ICT

    Ageing is one of our major societal challenges and ICT is key for tackling it. The EU actively supports and provides funding for research and innovation in ICT and ageing well. The European Union, Member States and industry invested more than €1 billion o ...

    Juliette Legros - 19/09/2014 - 15:34

  2. ICT and fall prevention for elderly

    Each year, one in three people over 65 has a serious fall, mostly in their home. Often their quality of life is severely diminished: loss of mobility, severe dependency and physical disability. The cost of falls is high and will continue to rise as long a ...

    Juliette Legros - 08/09/2014 - 12:55

  3. Robotics for ageing well- current research

    Under the ICT strand of the Seventh Research programme (FP7) and under the Ambient Assisted Living Joint Programme a budget of 50M€ is allocated for robotics for ageing. The focus is on integration of robotics systems with intelligent environments to prov ...

    Juliette Legros - 05/09/2014 - 13:19